Street Address
5765 West Broadway Street
Missoula, MT 59808
Mailing Address
5765 West Broadway Street
Missoula, MT 59808
Hours
Open memorial day through labor day
Tours are available at 10:00am and 11:00am, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, and 4:00pm daily. This tour is free of charge.
Daily8:30 AM - 5 PM
Winter (September-May): Please call 2 days ahead for appointment and reservation.
Admissions
Free
Staff

Description

Smokejumpers are highly trained specialists who parachute into remote areas of national forests to fight the spread of wildfires. The nation's largest training base for smokejumpers is located in Missoula. The remodeled (1992) visitor center at the depot offers updated displays, dioramas and videos related to fire suppression. Guided tours are given of the parachute loft and training facilities.